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ACLU: American Civil Liberties Union Don't Let Them Spy On Us

Dear Friend, 

President Bush has been secretly authorizing the National
Security Agency to eavesdrop on the phone calls and e-mails of
Americans and other U.S. residents. 

The FBI and the Pentagon have been monitoring and collecting
files on peace activists and other advocacy groups. Through
Freedom of Information Act requests, the ACLU has learned that
the FBI has expanded its definition of "domestic terrorism" to
include groups such as Greenpeace and PETA. 

Last week, the ACLU filed a lawsuit seeking an end to the secret
program of illegal electronic surveillance authorized by
President Bush. 

But Congress must also hold the President accountable. And
here's what you can do about it. Please stand with the ACLU and
ask Congress to insist that the Department of Justice appoint a
special counsel to investigate any and all crimes committed.
Contact your member of Congress now:

The NSA spying program violates our rights of free speech and
privacy under the First and Fourth Amendments. As our lawsuit
explains, the President has also exceeded the limits of
executive authority under the separation of powers principles. 

Although President Bush claims he can authorize warrant-less
spying on Americans, this surveillance program is simply

Help protect your rights today. Join our call for a special

Together, we will see that justice prevails. 


Anthony D. Romero
Executive Director
American Civil Liberties Union

P.S. The ACLU is challenging the Bush administration's illegal
warrant-less spying, fighting for a Patriot Act that protects
civil liberties, and working to end unwarranted FBI monitoring
of peaceful advocacy groups. As a card-carrying member of the
ACLU, you'll be on the frontlines with us. Please join the ACLU

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